One of the most integral parts of 2018’s Black Panther was the film’s music, as it blended an array of modern songs with an Oscar-winning score rooted in African culture.
Now, the MCU’s Phase 4 success hinges on its sequel, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, after a series of films that many found disappointing.
Since the music was a crucial part of the success of the first movie, the Black Panther 2 soundtrack gets a lot of attention, but what songs are in Wakanda Forever?
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever release date and plot preview
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever leapt to cinema screens on Friday, November 11, 2022.
The beings in the film following King T’Challa’s untimely death along with Queen Ramonda, Shuri, M’Baku, Okoye, and the Dora Milaje have all felt the effects of his absence.
But the people of Wakanda can’t rest on their laurels as a threat to their nation looms when Namor, the king of the hidden undersea kingdom of Talokan, emerges with a warning of a global threat to come and an ominous plan to destroy it. ‘Stop.
Dangerous struggles await the people of Wakanda as they must step up after the loss of their king and forge a new path if they are to survive.
Black Panther 2 soundtrack
Like the original Black Panther, Wakanda Forever is packed with music and there are a plethora of songs that feature on the sequel’s soundtrack.
Who composed the score?
In addition to the licensed songs used in the Black Panther 2 soundtrack, Wakanda Forever’s musical identity is also reinforced with an original score by Ludwig Göransson.
The Swedish composer created the music for the original Black Panther film and won an Oscar for his efforts.
In addition to scoring Black Panther, Göransson is also responsible for composing the music for the Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, as well as the theme for The Book Of Boba Fett.
Away from Star Wars, the 38-year-old composer has also composed the music for the films Creed and Creed II, 2018’s Venom, Pixar’s Turning Red and the short film Inner Workings as well as the TV series Community.
To coincide with the release of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ludwig Göransson’s score and an album of the film’s soundtrack have been released on music streaming services such as Spotify and Apple Music.
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever is now out in cinemas following its release on Friday, November 11, 2022.
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